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inquietude

[in-kwahy-i-tood, -tyood] /ɪnˈkwaɪ ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/
noun
1.
restlessness or uneasiness; disquietude.
2.
inquietudes, disquieting thoughts:
beset by myriad inquietudes.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Late Latin inquiētūdō. See in-3, quietude
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British Dictionary definitions for in quietude

inquietude

/ɪnˈkwaɪɪˌtjuːd/
noun
1.
restlessness, uneasiness, or anxiety
Derived Forms
inquiet (ɪnˈkwaɪət) adjective
inquietly, adverb
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